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    County Bureau of Economic Development Deputy Chief Dom Tocci and Misuzu Schexnider, Program Director at the University of Chicago Inclusive Economy Lab, speak during a Finance Committee meeting Wednesday. [Livestream] 

    Cook County commissioners grilled project leaders from the county’s guaranteed basic income program on preventing fraud and questioned apparent disparities between which districts participants hailed from during a Finance Committee meeting Wednesday.

    Additionally, for the first time the public got its deepest look at multiple demographic metrics for the 3,250 participants selected to receive $500 monthly checks for two years under the program. 

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